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  • Home smoke alarm requirements

    Thursday, November 05, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    Homeowners in the state of Maryland should be aware that as of Jan. 1, 2018, there were new residential smoke alarm requirements put into place, as per a bill passed by the Maryland

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  • Undersupply of homes sets up bidding wars

    Thursday, October 29, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    With two months left in this bizarre 2020, and the continuation of a very strong sellers market, many buyers are asking what impact continued economic uncertainty could have on home prices and will

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  • ReStores offer discounted home furniture, appliances

    Thursday, October 22, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County operates a ReStore located at 9026 Worcester Highway in Berlin.

    The

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  • Lenders seek verification of cash deposits in accounts

    Thursday, October 15, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    Cash may be king in a sellers’ market, but buyers need to understand that the same is not true with financial institutions.

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  • Pandemic creates growing homeowner dissatisfaction

    Thursday, October 08, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    Information from a recent Sears Home Services survey is showing that the pandemic has prompted homeowners to reevaluate their homes.

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  • Accessory Structure helps Wor. Homeowners

    Thursday, October 01, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    In Worcester County, homeowners may utilize the zoning use called the Accessory Structure to gain additional living quarters.

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  • Housing prices increase, but appraisals lag behind

    Thursday, September 24, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    With “for sale” inventory limited in many price points, sellers may be able to ask more for their home.

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  • Housing market could be stronger

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    The National Association of Realtors Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun, released a video report that dissects the latest homes sales numbers, talks about what could make the market even stronger, and forecasts what’s ahead

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  • Flood insurance program may expire Sept. 30

    Thursday, September 10, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    The National Flood Insurance Program’s authority to provide flood insurance is currently scheduled to expire on Sept. 30.

    The National Association of Realtors is making every effort to secure a long-term reauthorization of the

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  • OC area remains in higher demand with low inventory

    Thursday, September 03, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    At the beginning of the summer, we reported that demand has been very strong in the Ocean City market and surrounding areas since the end of April.

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  • Adverse-market fee to start Sept. 1

    Thursday, August 27, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    Earlier this month, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced plans to impose a new 0.5 percent adverse-market fee on mortgage refinances starting Sept. 1.

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  • How sellers can get best offer on houses in market

    Thursday, August 20, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    When listing a home for sale, sellers should make sure they really “come out of the gate running.”

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  • Law allows tax deferral for like-kind property exchanges

    Thursday, August 13, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    Since 1921, U.S. tax law has recognized that the exchange of one investment or business-use property for another of like-kind results in no change in the economic position of the taxpayer, and therefore,

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  • Prepare for storms with insurance, actions

    Thursday, August 06, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    With the recent Tropical Storm Isaias impacting our coastal area, the importance of having a plan in place for storm events to protect your property is top of mind.

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  • NAR estimates typical home value in Worcester $266K

    Thursday, July 30, 2020 Lauren Bunting

    The National Association of Realtors supplies median home prices and monthly mortgage payment estimates in its housing statistics.

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Thank you so much for all of your hard work. We are so excited to move into the perfect house for us, and couldn’t have done it without your guidance.

Megan and Brandon Cater

My friend was right, you are the hardest working realtor, bar none. I honestly don’t think that I would have gotten through this house selling process without you. You certainly have done yeomen du...

Brenda Burbage

Lauren made first time homebuying extremely approachable, and took the time to educate me on everything involved in the process.

Amanda Hanke & Keri Swigert

Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication that made this purchase possible. You advocate for your clients and I highly regard you for it. You made it possible for me and my family to achie...

Tom Harutyunyan

Thank you so much for the very wonderful, professional job you did with selling our property. You will always be special to me.

Penny Carley

Lauren’s extensive knowledge of the local real estate market proved to be invaluable during the purchase of our first home. We were beyond impressed by her persistence, dedication and how easy she ...

Allison Shockley & Patrick Molloy

We want to say a sincere “Thank You” for all you've done for us! We know at times the road seemed never ending. Thank you for always staying positive even through our ups and downs of this process....

Mike and Patty Locke

Lauren is very easy to work with. She has helped me sell and buy homes in the area and has always been hard working and professional.

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  • Lauren Bunting Associate Broker
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